India generates around 18.5 lakh MT of electronic waste annually which is likely to reach up to 30 lakh metric tonnes (MT) per year by 2018, growing at the rate of 25 per cent, study.
According to the study, India’s produces nearly 18.5 Lakhs MT of electronic waste every year. Mumbai (1,20,000) tops the list in generating e-waste followed Delhi-NCR (98,000) and Bangalore (92,000) says the ASSOCHAM paper.
Chennai, Kolkata, Ahemdabad, Hyderabad and Pune find a place in the ladder, at 67,000, 55,000, 36,000, 32,000 and 26,000 metric tonnes per year respectively, reveals the study.
Contributed By Sonia Narula